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Beringer Founders' Estate Pinot Noir 2009 Wine Review

Beringer Founders' Estate Pinot Noir 2009

Beringer Founders' Estate Pinot Noir 2009

California, United States

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.9%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Beringer

Agent: Treasury Wine Estates

Product: 256628

Product: 903245

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Natalie's Score: 89/100

Lots of bright cherry on the nose and palate. Extremely supple and smooth with a medium- to full-bodied weight.

Pinot Noir food pairings: lamb chops, roast beef.

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Darlene Myers CAPS Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

I love Pinot Noir, and this one didn't disappoint. It's soft and easy to drink. Food friendly, this Pinot will go with most of the foods you are serving. I love all the characteristics a Pinot has to offer, including cherry and chocolate. And a hint of oak. This is a great wine to bring home tonight.
This very impressive California Pinot offers great value. Opens with an expressive nose of red cherry, woodsmoke, raspberry pie, and hints of leather and tobacco. Dry, ripe and freshly fruity, with velvety tannins and a smoke-tinged finish. This wine can be cellared 2-3 years, or enjoy it tonight. Source: Vintages Wine Panel
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